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Beach House Guest House
Ranked #10 of 57 Hout Bay B&B and Inns
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Moscow, Russia
1 review
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“Wonderful stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2010

I stayed in the hotel for about 2 weeks during Christmas and New Year holidays. It fully deserved its 3 stars and can pretend to more! The most wonderful things are: magnificent views on surrounding mountains (especially from upper floor), level of service and hospitality of management and personnel (superb), interior, location (city sightseeing bus stops closely, lots of restaurants and a shopping center, harbor).
There are things to be considered while choosing this hotel (depends on your trip's goals): no sea-view (huge dunes block it even from upper floor), no snack-bar, quite busy road nearby, cold sea water (never warm).
All the best to Thomas and Vick! Thank you for great holidays!

Stayed January 2010, travelled as a couple
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2009

At our first night (we were absent for only 2 hours) someone definitely stole 250 Euro out of our purse/wallet in the room. 100 Euro out of mine and 150 EUR out of my wifes. We only left it in our rooms because it seems really save. We are absolutely sure because it was our first night and each of us had have 300 Euros. Someone does not have the whole money taken in to believe that it is not noticeable in such a way. We wanted to take off the hotel then immediately however we should then still two further nights pay. The manager behaved absolutely unpreffionell.

  • Stayed November 2009, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2009

We recently spent a week in this comfortable guest house with friendly, helpful hosts Thomas and Vic, plus staff.. The situation is great as a base for exploring this delightful area, and has the big advantage of being only a short walk from most of the important amenities eg The harbour with its famous Mariners Fish Restaurant, supermarkets and large shopping Mall. Also, as its name implies, it is adjacent to a delightful beach. Unfortunately the sea cannot be seen from BeachHouse due to high sand dunes, but views of the superb mountain scenery more than compensates for this.

There is a large, secure parking area. All the rooms are well equiped with comfortable beds and impressive views, especially the four upper level units which have an interconnecting wooden deck. There is also a small pool, comfortable lounge and elegant dining room. We found the breakfasts to be excellent with a choice of full English or Continental and very substantial.

We have no hesitation in highly recommending this excellent guest house and hope to return in the near future.

  • Stayed January 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Beach House Guest House
Address: 18 Princess Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 57 B&Bs / Inns in Hout Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Beach House Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Beach House Guest House, a 9-bedroom all en-suite guest house is the only one set on the golden beaches of Hout Bay. Here in comfort you can experience the beauty of Hout Bay valley and superb panoramic mountain scenery thus the perfect base from which to explore the Cape Peninsula tourist attraction. ... more   less 
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